LATIN VIA FABLES: AESOPUS

Aesop's Fables... in Latin!

Fābula 16: Dē Cicādā et Formīcā (with macrons)

For your reading pleasure, here is a fable with macrons:
Dum per aestātem Cicāda cantat, Formīca suam exercet messem , trahendo in antra grāna et in hiemem repōnendo. Saeviente autem brūmā, famēlica Cicāda venit ad Formīcam et mendīcat victum; renuēbat autem Formīca, dictitans sēsē labōrāsse, dum illa cantābat.
Commentary: Segmented version of the Latin text for easy reading.
Simplified Fable: Simplified version of the Latin text for pre-reading.
Barlow 49: English translation available here, plus the original Latin moral.
Flashcards: Flashcards, with macrons, at Quia.com.
Crossword: Crossword puzzle based on vocabulary for this fable.
Audio. If you do not see a play button here, use the Audio Tab (see above).
Digital Book: Digital facsimile of page from Barlow's 1687 publication.
Perry 373: For more Latin and English versions.

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